• Central Florida
  • De Leon Springs – Pancakes In Paradise

    When you think about Florida’s beautiful springs, what springs to mind (no pun intended) is perhaps swimming, kayaking, relaxing and just generally having a great time outdoors. Right? You wouldn’t necessarily think about a spring as a food destination. Well, think again. Occasionally, the springs have interesting concessionaires. De Leon Springs State Park in Volusia […]

  • Florida History
  • Marco Island’s Dome Houses and Tigertail Beach – A Kayak Adventure

    Unfortunately, so many well-made plans are hampered by uncooperative weather! Although last week’s attempt to kayak the more than 10 mile round-trip to the Dome Houses on Cape Romano was abandoned, I still decided to research their story. After all, the trip is only postponed! Most people, including many Floridians, have not heard of the Dome Houses which makes […]

  • Florida History
  • Kayaking And Snorkeling At Historic Virgina Key Beach Park – The Antidote To South Beach

    Historic Virginia Key Beach Park is located only minutes from downtown Miami’s hustle and bustle. It’s hard to believe the city is only a stone’s throw away when you pull into this quiet and abandoned-looking park. Virginia Key is reached via Rickenbacker causeway – or by boat – and is divided from Key Biscayne by a busy channel called […]

  • Florida History
  • Discover Hidden Mangrove Tunnels In Key Largo – Kayaking Dusenbury Creek and Dodging Motorboats

    Kayaking in Key Largo is spectacular, considering you are just a little drive from the mainland and the hustle and bustle of Miami. Plenty of mangrove filled waterways near the shore instantly transport you into a quiet world far away from civilization, so it feels, although you are never too far from it! The roar of […]